Health

Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

New research from Massey University's School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition suggests chicken feathers could have potential as a protein supplement for people wanting to build or maintain lean body mass.

Health

Protein wars—why men love meat

Nov. 1 is World Vegan Day and apparently Canada is going meatless, unless you are a white older male, that is.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

How does alcohol influence the development of Alzheimer's disease?

Research from the University of Illinois at Chicago has found that some of the genes affected by alcohol and inflammation are also implicated in processes that clear amyloid beta—the protein that forms globs of plaques ...

Immunology

Hen's egg detectable in dust samples after egg consumption

(HealthDay)—Following consumption of hen's egg there is an increase in hen's egg protein in house dust collected from the eating area and bed, according to a study published online Sept. 2 in Allergy.

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